22 Games Like Heroes of Might and Magic

Games Like Heroes of Might and Magic Our collection of games like Heroes of Might and Magic features other fantasy turn based strategy games for you to enjoy.

The Heroes of Might and Magic has been a long running series of games that use turn based mechanics in a fantasy setting. With dozens of games released since its initial launch in 1995 the series boasts games on many platforms along with plenty of spin-off titles.

The core Might and Magic series calls the turn based strategy genre home with players recruiting armies to fight for them, gathering resources, moving around the map and combat forming the main mechanics of the series. The Heroes of Might and Magic collection is most notably known for its blend of RPG and strategy mechanics though through the hero system which lets players customise hero units to lead their army to victory with varies artefacts, spells and stats.

The games like Heroes of Might and Magic that you’ll find on our collection below focus on other fantasy based games of a turn based or general strategy nature.
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Master of Magic

Master of Magic is one of the older turn based strategy games with 4X elements being released in 1994 and since revived through the impressive game library of GOG.com. Master of Magic features a fantasy theme focused on the world of magic with the player taking control of a wizard as he attempts to take over two worlds that are linked together by special portals (known as Towers of Wizadry). These two worlds are named Myrror and Arcanus, with the latter being very much like Earth with a variety ...[Read Review]

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9.3 User Avg (17 votes)
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Europa Universalis IV

Europa Universalis IV continues the success of the grand strategy series developed by Paradox. As the fourth game in the series it’s one of the best yet with plenty of improvements over the originals. Many of these enhancements focus on bringing the game complexity down to attract new players to the series and not just long-time fans. The game starts in 1444 and will take you all the way up to 1821 (although you can start at a number of points in between). It follows the world’s nations of the e...[Read Review]

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8.7 User Avg (15 votes)
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Dofus

Dofus is a turn based MMORPG that started in France and has rapidly expanded worldwide since that time. The game was so successful that it has lead to a number of spin off games including Wakfu which continues the story of the Dofus universe. Set in The World of Twelve (named after the 12 gods of the game world) the range of environments and classes are one of the most attractive elements of Dofus. Character customisation is particularly impressive with many customisation options available from ...[Read Review]

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8.5 User Avg (36 votes)
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Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin offers solo and co-operative gameplay that blends fantasy, strategy and role playing together. With a living and breathing game world you can make a name for yourself and direct the course of this adventure one turn at a time. Set in a game world filled with fantasy players will assume the role of two source hunters who belong to a powerful organisation bent on removing the dangerous source magic from said world. In single player you’ll control both of these protagon...[Read Review]

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8.4 User Avg (16 votes)
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Shattered Union

Shattered Union is a turn based game available for Windows and Xbox. The games focus is on the combat side of things and offers plenty of combat strategy for players to explore. In Shattered Union players will be battling across the United States in modern times. After a tied vote and disputed election the United States begins to crumble. This event leads David Jefferson Adams to become President of the United States under some false pretences which eventually leads to a nuclear attack in Washin...[Read Review]

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8.2 User Avg (13 votes)
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King’s Bounty: The Legend

King’s Bounty: The Legend sends you on an adventure that featured tactical turn based combat and all the role playing elements you need to make the story your own. It’s a potent mix of real-time adventure and strategic turn based battles. The fantasy world of King’s Bounty: The Legend is filled with knights, mages and powerful kings where you’ll play as the hero through exploration, combat and quests. Sworn to the king in the world of Endoria you find yourself just finish...[Read Review]

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8.2 User Avg (6 votes)
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Therian Saga

Therian Saga offers players an intriguing mixture of MMORPG and sandbox gameplay as players will create their unique hero while exploring, fighting, crafting, farming, hunting and much more. Those seeking something different from a browser based adventure will no doubt be hooked on this turn based like RPG that almost feels like a Dungeon & Dragons quest. With its sandbox style approach Therian Saga leaves plenty of choice in the hands of the player. Maybe you want to explore the rich world ...[Read Review]

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8.2 User Avg (13 votes)
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Age of Wonders III

Age of Wonders III re-energises the series with an offering that keeps the high fantasy theme but refines the 4X and turn based strategy elements. Released in 2014 you’ve got single player, multiplayer and co-operative gameplay all in one. Taking control of your own race you’ll be thrown into a leadership role as you explore, interact and fight as you expand your empire. While at the core of the experience it’s about turn based with 4X elements you’ll also find a number of role-playing elements ...[Read Review]

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8 User Avg (16 votes)
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Age of Wonders II: The Wizard’s Throne

Age of Wonders II: The Wizard’s Throne builds on the adventure of the original Age of Wonders to deliver another solid mix of strategy and role playing with plenty of fantasy warfare in between. With a three year gap between releases (1999 to 2002) and the turn of the century in between offers plenty of improvements  some of which being driven by the rapid improvement in video game hardware. In this adventure players will join the elite ranks of an immortal wizards circle (Circle of Evermore) as...[Read Review]

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8 User Avg (6 votes)
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Age of Wonders

Age of Wonders is a turn based game that blends with role playing features in a fantasy realm with an endless wealth of mythical creatures. Spanning two campaigns (or multiplayer) Age of Wonders puts you in a world where chaos has been born as humans break the fragile peace that existed between the other races. Races you’ll find familiar such as elves, dwarves and orcs make an appearance in Age of Wonders but you’ll also enjoy some more unique races for a total of a dozen on offer. T...[Read Review]

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7.9 User Avg (9 votes)
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Civilization V

The Civilization series has always been at the pinnacle of the 4X game genre and Civilization V is no exception to this rule expanding on the solid foundations set in previous games in the franchise. In the game players will have to take their own civilization from the prehistoric age and into the future on randomly generated maps. With many win conditions there is support for all playstyles in Civilization from the technology heavy to the military and economic you’ll be able to approach each ga...[Read Review]

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7.8 User Avg (9 votes)
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Crowntakers

Crowntakers mixes several genres together to create an interesting blend of turn based combat, role playing and rogue-lite elements that will keep you hooked and playing just one more game. The setting for your adventure is one you would have encountered before with a peaceful land being thrown into chaos after the loss of their king. You are tasked with stepping up and embarking on a journey to free him from evils hand. Players will start on the easy mode in the game (you’ll thank the gam...[Read Review]

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7.8 User Avg (10 votes)
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Fantasy Wars

Fantasy Wars combines turn based and tactical gameplay with a mythical game world of humans, orcs, dwarves and elves. With tree campaigns packed into the adventure there is a large amount of single player adventure to on offer. The variety that you’ll get to experience in this journey to claim the world as your own is the greatest attraction to Fantasy Wars with castle sieges, raids, reconnaissance and valiant defences. With a focus on deeper strategy that requires you to think not only ab...[Read Review]

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7.8 User Avg (5 votes)
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Expeditions: Conquistador

Expeditions: Conquistador is a historical turn based strategy experience with a focus on tactical role playing gameplay. The game packs in a huge amount of strategic depth and was released in 2013 for Windows and Mac. In the game you’ll be playing as an expedition leader as you cross South America. The areas that you will explore are all based on their real locations which adds an amazing sense of realism into the game. Expeditions: Conquistador is set in the 1500s so the weapons, resources and ...[Read Review]

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7.6 User Avg (15 votes)
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Wakfu

Wakfu is a free to play MMORPG that utilises a turn based tactical combat style over more traditional MMO mechanics. The game is similar to Ankama Games other MMO, Dofus in terms of mechanics but it set 1000 years after the events of the original game. Your first adventure in Wakfu serves as both the tutorial and the story foundation. You’ll also be able to select one of the 15 available classes, these aren’t your standard archetypes either with a distinct lack of your standard warri...[Read Review]

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7.6 User Avg (12 votes)
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Might & Magic Heroes Online

Might & Magic Heroes Online brings a much loved franchise into the realm of browser gaming (or alternatively available through Steam). With impressive graphics and animations to bring the game world to life in 2.5D style it’s visually enjoyable but also quite deep thanks to a range of well-designed mechanics that don’t deviate from the core fundamentals of previous iterations of similar MMO fantasy RPGs. Starting out your adventure players will have the option to either fight for Haven...[Read Review]

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7.5 User Avg (6 votes)
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Warlock: Master of the Arcane

Warlock: Master of the Arcane is a turn based game with some similarities to the popular Civilization series although it takes place in a fantasy setting instead. The game was released in May 2012 by Paradox Interactive. In addition to the core game Warlock: Master of Arcane has released a number of small downloadable content pieces that add new races and units. The game is set in the same universe as the Majesty series of games known as Ardania. In Warlock: Master of the Arcane players take con...[Read Review]

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7.4 User Avg (10 votes)
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Lords of Magic

Lords of Magic is a classic turn based adventure in a fantasy realm that is packed with eight very different factions. With each faction packed with unique heroes, units and spells it is a very fleshed out gaming experience that will keep you coming back to try a different method to achieve victory. The game is set in the land of Urak where the people worship one of the eight available religions (factions). Now Balkoth, the lord of Death has raised an army to destroy all other fates that has the...[Read Review]

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7.4 User Avg (7 votes)
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Eador Masters of the Broken World

Eador Masters of the Broken World combines several genres together to create interesting gameplay with a fantasy backdrop. The game was released in 2013. The genres that Eador mixes together include grand strategy, role playinh and turn based tactical combat. The game also has a very unique setting that features near endless shards of land that are adrift in the Great Nothing. These shards are the after effect of a gigantic cataclysmic event that left the universe in pieces. Players assume the r...[Read Review]

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7.3 User Avg (12 votes)
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Eador: Genesis

Restore a universe split into shards across the Great Nothing in Eador: Genesis an experience that walks the line between Heroes of Might and Magic and the Civilization series to offer a turn based strategy framework. The level of depth and steep difficultly beyond the simple base mechanics will keep you engaged for hours on end as you jump from one shard to another optimising and tweaking your strategy to conquer the broken game world piece by piece and eventually inspired a sequel also based o...[Read Review]

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7.3 User Avg (10 votes)
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Braveland Wizard

Braveland Wizard builds on the original turn based adventure by introducing a new Wizard hero for players to command. With plenty of other enhancements ensuring a longer and more satisfying adventure the game is bound to captivate fans of tactical turn based gaming and the original Braveland experience. Available across multiple platforms and offering three different difficulty levels Braveland Wizard is accessible to both gamers returning to the franchise or newcomers to the genre. Your adventu...[Read Review]

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7.1 User Avg (8 votes)
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Elemental: War of Magic

Elemental: War of Magic is a 4X turn based game that takes place in a fantasy setting. It is the first of several games developed by Stardock that take place in the Elemental universe. The game isn’t entirely a strategy game though with some room for RPG style features. Just like other games in the 4X genre players can expect to explore, build, collect resources and ultimately conquer your enemies. The plot in Elemental: War of Magic isn’t anything special and takes place in a world once dominat...[Read Review]

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6.9 User Avg (10 votes)